West Seneca, NY, USA Req #11582
Tuesday, March 26, 2024

YMCA Buffalo Niagara is looking for talented individuals with a passion for the YMCA mission and cause, an understanding of YMCA programs and services, and whose everyday priorities are a reflection of the core YMCA values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility.



YMCA Buffalo Niagara is an equal opportunity employer committed to valuing diversity and practicing inclusion.


The Southtowns Family YMCA has an immediate opening for a custodian to work 3rd shift - overnight.  The custodian will perform cleaning and sanitizing tasks, and minor maintenance tasks. 



40 hours per week, Monday – Friday, between the hours of 7:00 pm and 3:30 am.  The availability to work weekends is required.



Free health insurance, employer paid group term life insurance at 1x salary, employer paid long term disability and various voluntary benefit options. 


Employees are immediately eligible to enroll and contribute to the Y Retirement Fund 403B plan and will receive a 12% employer paid Y Retirement Fund contribution after eligibility requirements are met.


There is a generous paid time off program, which includes personal time off, holidays, and sick leave,


All employees receive a complimentary YMCA Buffalo Niagara family membership and program discounts. 


Other benefits include training and leadership development opportunities, and career advancement.



  1. Maintains the cleanliness of the facility. Follows the daily schedule to complete cleaning tasks throughout the facility.
  2. Follows facility protocol to clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces, including but not limited to doorknobs, tables, chairs, light switches, etc.
  3. Uses the appropriate equipment and janitorial supplies to clean and sanitize. Performs work to meet/exceed cleanliness standards. Maintains the equipment and reports problems to the supervisor.
  4. Completes facility maintenance logs as directed.
  5. Performs maintenance repairs such as painting, changing light bulbs, etc.
  6. Implements the preventative maintenance plan according to the schedule.
  7. Completes projects on time and as directed. Communicates delays effectively to the supervisor.
  8. Maintains the cleanliness of the grounds surrounding the facility. Removes garbage, sweeps, removes snow (shovel or snow blower) when necessary.
  9. Ensures compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations related to buildings and grounds. Is knowledgeable of and follows OSHA safety standards, including Hazard Communications. Wears required personal protective equipment (PPE).
  10. Reports unsafe conditions or building problems to the supervisor. Identifies problems and takes initiative to find appropriate solutions.
  11. Perform other duties as assigned.



  1. Minimum of one year of experience in housekeeping, and/or custodial work.
  2. Working knowledge of the tools and equipment used to complete cleaning tasks and minor maintenance projects.
  3. Ability to read, write, understand, and follow directions.
  4. Ability to work well with others.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Hiring Rate $15.25
  • Job Start Date Monday, April 29, 2024